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Enid Marx: Print, Pattern and Popular Art

June 23 @ 10:00 am - August 16 @ 6:00 pm

Enid Marx (1902-1998) was a textile designer, printmaker and illustrator who, alongside her contemporaries Eric Ravilious and Edward Bawden, defined mid-century design.

The exhibition coincides with the 20th anniversary of her death and is the most comprehensive retrospective of her work mounted in the last 40 years. It brings together over 150 pieces from private and public collections, many displayed for the first time.

Best known for her iconic London underground fabrics, she was one of the first ever women to be named a Royal Designer for Industry. She also created textiles for the wartime Utility Furniture Scheme, patterned paper for Curwen Press, book covers for King Penguin and the stamps for Queen Elizabeth II’s coronation.

AOI Members can enjoy 2for1 entry. Simply show your AOI Membership number.

Exhibition on until 23rd September. Book your ticket here.


Venue

House of Illustration
2 Granary Square
King's Cross, London N1C 4BH United Kingdom
Phone:
020 3696 2020
Venue Website:
http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/

Organiser

House of Illustration
Phone:
020 3696 2020
Email:
frontofhouse@houseofillustration.org.uk
Organiser Website:
http://www.houseofillustration.org.uk/